What are the best gifts and toys for 8 year old boys? With over 300 gifts for 8 year old boys, we’ve created the ultimate gift giving guide for parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and friends.
In between a big kid and small kid, the typical 8 year old boy is starting to develop his place in the world. As he starts to become more independent, he wants to have a sense of belonging so friends are a big deal. This is the age when kids start dreaming about what they want to be when they grow up.
While no child is alike, it helps to have a rough idea about common development milestones for 8 year olds, which you can find here. At 8, his command of language has increased enough to the point where he can carry on an extensive conversation. He is now able to put himself in other people’s shoes. With increased strength, boys this age love rough and tumble play, which means backyard Nerf wars and competitive sports will be popular.
What are the best gifts for 8 year old boys? A lot of boys this age are still into toy soldiers, cars, Nerf guns, Lego sets, and video games. Still, many boys are starting to grow out of the “toy phase” and want more grownup gifts. Because they are teetering between a little kid and a big kid, it’s hard finding gifts for 8 year old boys. If you need help with birthday or Christmas ideas for 8 year old boys, it’s nice to see what are the most popular gifts and toys for 8 year old boys.
If your 8 year old is a gamer, loves toy guns, or just loves to eat, we’ve got you covered with over 300 of the best gift ideas for 8 year old boys.
Educational Toys for 8 Year Old Boys
In the 3rd grade, your 8 year old boy is half way through elementary school. Here is what he will be learning. He is beginning to build on the skills he has already learned. Soon he’ll learn to multiply and divide and memorize the state capitals. Kids are living in a different world than we did. Kids today are already making use of the Internet to complete their homework. He’s going to be learning so many new things, but you can give him a head start with these educational gifts.
Third Grade Big Workbook
Are your eight and nine year old boys ready for the third grade? Prepare them for the third grade with this Third Grade Big Workbook from School Zone. The book is loaded with over 300 pages worth of skill-building activities. The book focuses on everything from reading and writing, to math, critical thinking and more. It’s a fun and creative way to give your child a jump-start to tackle the third grade with confidence.
Brain Quest Grade 3
The Brain Quest Workbook Grade 3 features an entire year’s curriculum jam-packed in one amazing book! The book features fun exercises and activities to make learning fun and enjoyable. Kids will learn spelling and vocabulary, language arts, reading and writing, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions and decimals, social studies, science and more. This curriculum aligns with national core standards for the third grade. Experience America’s #1 educational bestseller with over 40 million copies sold.
Summer Bridge Activities Grades 3 – 4
Summer Bridge Activities Grades 3 – 4 is a new and improved award-winning series that aligns with current core standards. It prepares your child for the 4th grade while keeping school skills sharp. Kids will learn everything from reading, writing, and math to science, social studies and fitness. It’s the perfect educational resource to bridge that summer gap and ensure your kids stay mentally sharp while having fun in the sun with outdoor activities.
Illuminated World Globe for Kids With Stand
By the time your child is 8 years old, it’s a great time to start learning about where some of the major countries of the world exist. This 8-inch world globe featuring light is the perfect way to learn about the world. The globe is packed with awesome details to spark your child’s intellectual curiosity. The world globe features capitals, boundaries and deserts. it’s the perfect educational tool to make learning about the world fun.
State Quarter Map
This State Series Quarters Collector’s Map is the perfect way to store your coin collection. The map features a spot for all 56 quarters, including Washington, D.C. and five U.S. territories. Collect your piece of history today!
The Scrambled States of America Game is a family game for eight year olds and older. It’s a whimsical geography game with games lasting about twenty minutes. The game is played by 2 to 4 players. It’s a fun,. Fast-paced game that will make learning about the US super fun. Will you be Head of States?
Now that he is 8, it’s time to give your child more responsibilities such as chores and maybe even an allowance. Here are great gifts to teach him some of life’s most important lessons.
Melissa & Doug Responsibility ChartAges 3-10
Promote good behaviors for your 8 year old boy with the Deluxe Wooden Responsibility Chart from Melissa & Doug. This set allows parents and their children to keep track of as many as seven goals. The set includes 90 magnetic pre-printed pieces. Track your child’s progress and reward them for exhibiting good behaviors like cleaning the room, helping with chores, and saying ‘please’ and ‘thank you’. Kids will learn real world life skills like achieving goals and taking on responsibilities.
Moonjar Classic MoneyboxAges 4+
Moonjar is a great tool to teach kids about money. The Moneybox includes three divided colored sections for saving, spending and sharing. Eight year old boys can choose to place their allowance in one of these three sections and learn important life skills in the process.
TableTopics FamilyAges 6+
Do feel your family could use more conversation but aren’t sure what you should talk about? Tabletopics Family edition jump-starts fantastic conversations. It’s so fun that many families use it everyday. Families are sure to have a blast while even learning a few surprises along the way. The set features over 130 questions to get the conversations started.
STEM and Science Toys for 8 Year Old Boys
With a more hands-on approach, he’s learning all about the scientific method in school. Now he can put his new skills to the test with these science gifts.
Say hello to Cozmo. He’s a robot with personality running AI that learns and evolves the more you play with him. He uses computer vision to know who is in the room. He maps out the world around him to avoid obstacles. Powered by an emotion engine, he sulks if you don’t play with him for a while or gets excited when he recognizes a face and wins a game. All these emotions vary depending on various inputs. He plays games with power cubes, counts numbers, stacks blocks and more. The coolest part? You can even program him without needing a background in robotics.
Kano Computer KitAges 6+
Does you 8 year old dream of making their very own computer? Backed by Steve Wozniak, the Kano Computer Kit is one of the most popular STEM kits for kids ages six and older that allows them to do just that. The best part of this computer, is that Kano designed it in such a way that anyone can build it by following the instructions, without any technical requirements. Once you build your computer, you can surf the Internet, explore YouTube, create art, and even learn real coding skills by playing.
Piper Computer KitAges 8+
Stemming from a Kickstarter project and endorsed by Steve Wozniak, the Piper Computer Kit is a fantastic STEM kit. The kit includes everything you eight year old needs to build their own computer. Kids will be able to learn how it works and tinker around. The computer runs on Raspberry Pi 3 and is enclosed in a sturdy wooden case with an embedded LCD screen. There is even a special edition of Minecraft that kids can play. It’s all about crafting, coding, and creating. It’s a fantastic tool to inspire tomorrow’s creators.
Kano Computer Kit TouchAges 6+
Want to make a touchscreen computer? The Kano Computer Kit Touch lets kids make their own tablet. What’s cool is that you can build it yourself with the included step-by-step guide. There are over 100 creative challenges and you’ll even learn to code. You can make art, games, music, and even hack Minecraft. It’s the perfect gift for budding techies.
LEGO BoostAges 7-12
LEGO Boost is a top contender for Toy of the Year honors thanks to its brilliant innovation and design. Build five different models from a robot to a working guitar and a cat. Lego Boost allows kids to bring their Legos to life with simple programming – adding personality, sound, and even motion. The set includes over 840 pieces. And the best part is you can combine with your own pieces to create your own designs.
Kano Harry Potter Coding KitAges 6+
Want your kids to learn coding in a fun, magical way? The Harry Potter Coding Kit from Kano lets kids build a wand, learn to code, and make magic! There are over 70 creative challenges for kids to engage with. Make feathers fly, goblets multiply, fire flow, pumpkins grow, and more. What’s cool? Wave your coding wand to see the magical effects on-screen. Play on tablets and computers. Who’s ready for fun?
HEXBUG VEX Robotics Boxing BotsAges 8+
Step into the ring for epic bot battle action! The Vex Boxing Bots are a cross between Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots and a Segway. These buildable, self-balancing, boxing bots play to win. Your objective is to knock off your opponent’s bot’s head before they knock yours off using jabs and uppercuts. Control your bot with your smartphone and smash and bash your opponent until you’ve knocked their lights out. It’s win or go home with no-holds-barred action. What will it be? When you win, celebrate in style with an epic victory celebration. What’s not to love?
HEXBUG BattleBots Build Your Own BotAges 8+
Are you ready to create your own BattleBots?! Everybody’s been asking for it, and now you can finally build your own BattleBot. When you buy the kit, it comes with a basic chassis with armor and weapon attachment points. So choose your armor blades, choose your wheels, and choose from 1 of 3 weapons to attach on the top. Every weapon will be able to spin and move like its real-life counterpart.
littleBits Star Wars Droid Inventor KitAges 8+
Imagine being able to build your very own R2-D2. This Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit from littleBits gives you everything you need to build your very own droid. It even includes servos and motors to control it via your smartphone. The droid features cool lights and sound effects to make it feel right out of the Star Wars movies. You can have all sorts of fun and exciting droid adventures. Best of all, you can make anything you want beyond just R2-D2. It’s all up to your imagination! The major coding update will give you much more variety in your droid actions and teach kids how to code.
littleBits Rule Your Room KitAges 8+
LittleBits makes a variety of fascinating STEM kits. LittleBits Rule Your Room Kit allows kids to craft eight inventions and that’s only the start. You can literally build thousands of different inventions. What fantastic creations will you dream up? LittleBits is endless fun!
Makey MakeyAges 8+
Makey Makey is a fun and creative STEM kit for kids. Without any programming knowledge, you can create several fun projects like a musical instrument, game controller, photo capturer and more. It’s very easy to use and inspires creativity. With literally thousands of possibilities, what creations will you come up with?
littleBits Avengers Hero Inventor KitAges 8+
Does your child ever wish they could have superpowers? Now kids can create their own cool high-tech Iron Man gauntlet and have fun adventures with it. The coolest part? The fun doesn’t stop there. Get creative and create your own gear and powers. You can create night vision, speed trackers, light powers and more.
Circuit CubesAges 8+
Circuit Cubes are a collection of various components, such as battery blocks, switches, relays, and tools, that allow kids to transform Lego sets and even household items. The components can be used to bring toy cars to life, create flashlights or design a noise-making object. Kids will be exposed to the basics of circuitry while learning STEM concepts. Tenka Labs will also deliver online instructional videos to inspire kids and help them learn to build with Circuit Cubes.
Sphero BoltAges 8+
Experience endless creative fun and possibilites with Sphero Bolt. It’s a next-generation app-enabled robotic ball. Featuring advanced sensors, an LED matrix, and infrared communication, kids can create and customize games, discover a range of activities, or simply drive and play. The best part? Kids will have so much fun they’ll forget their learning.
Snap Circuits Bric: StructuresAges 8+
Snap Circuits Bric: Structures is a culmination of what kids have been asking for for a long time. It takes ordinary bricks and you can mount your Snap Circuits onto them. The Bric-2-Snap adapters enable you to connect your Snap Circuits to the bricks so you can light up any structure you build. You can make your structure light up with a circuit or you can build something that moves like a racecar with ordinary bricks and a Snap Circuits photo transistor and watch it go by adding a light source. The set comes with 140 regular building bricks, 20 Snap Circuit pieces, and 75 Bric to Snap adapters.
Snap Circuits Jr. SC-300Ages 8+
For your budding 8 year old engineer, the Snap Cirucits SC-300 Electronics Kit is perfect for discovering all about the world of electronics and circuits. It’s one of the top-rated sets and young engineers can build over 300 projects with more than sixty parts. Cool projects range from a radio to a doorbell and even a burglar alarm.
Insect Lore Original Butterfly GardenAges 4-15
Make learning science super fun and hands-on with this popular and top-rated Live Butterfly Garden set. Eight year old boys will experience the magic of metamorphosis first-hand. It’s truly a sight to behold. This kit includes five caterpillars that transform into butterflies. A see-through butterfly habitat is included for gazing at your butterflies. A fantastic set for seeing science in action. It’s the perfect gift for your young scientist.
Be Amazing Insta-Snow PowderAges 4+
Love playing with snow? You don’t need to wait for winter snow to play with snow with Insta-Snow Powder. How does it work? Simply add water and watch the magic take place right before your very eyes. The coolest part? It looks just like real snow and makes 2 gallons.
Scientific Explorer My First Mind Blowing ScienceAges 6+
Kids will be amazed at how cool science can be with this fun science kit from Scientific Explorer. Your little chemist will learn the differences between acids and bases, as s/he conducts 11 different mind-blowing science activities. With help of a parent, s/he will mix chemicals to create everything from a fizzing volcano to jiggly crystals. Are you ready to be blown away with science?
Thames & Kosmos I Dig It Dinos T. Rex Excavation KitAges 7+
Looking for a fun excavation kit? Using the included hammer and chisel, kids can uncover the skeleton of a prehistoric T-Rex creature from a giant block of plaster with this cool excavation kit. Little excavators will be fascinated on their journey to excavate a relief of a fossilized dino.
National Geographic Geodes Science KitAges 6-15
This National Geographic science kit lets 8 year old boys crack open ten high quality geodes. What you will find inside is a crystal treasure. An included guide helps educate kids on the various geodes. Kids will appreciate nature and geology more with this fantastic kit.
The Everything Kids’ Science Experiments BookAges 7-12
The Everything Kids’ Science Experiments Book is an excellent educational resource. The book makes learning science fun. With ordinary household items, kids will be astonished at the wonders of science with these easy to do science experiments. Kids will learn with cool hands-on experiments teaching biology, chemistry, and physics principles. Are you ready to blow your mind?
4M Water Rocket KitAges 14-15
The Water Rocket Kit is one of the most popular science kits, allowing your eight year old to experience science in action! With just water and a bicycle pump and the included rocket, you can blast it as high as 30 feet high. Kids will learn about the power of water pressure. It’s the perfect gift set for those fascinated by rockets and space flight.
Experience the power of gravity with GraviTrax. It takes your marble run experience to a whole new level. What’s cool? You can build your own tracks and experiment with gravity, magnetism and kinetics. With an optional app, you can test your runs in a digital AR world. It’s endless fun with limitless track building possibilities.
Wonder Workshop Dash RobotAges 8+
Wonder Workshop’s Dash Robot is one of the top STEM toys for kids. With a companion app, kids can bring Dash to life. Dash moves, dances, illuminates, creates sounds, avoids obstacles, and reacts to voice. Coding adventures and challenges help you program Dash. He’s the perfect robot pal that makes learning coding fun.
Meet Boxer, a new interactive artificially intelligent robot companion from Spin Master. Boxer is full of personality and his moods change over time. You can stick your hand in front of him or use his ball and he will chase it around. He can play soccer or even a slingshot game. He even comes with an interactive ball, 10 game feature cards, and a remote control.
Botley The Coding RobotAges 5+
STEM is huge right now. Botley is a colorful coding robot that is designed for teaching the youngest coders, as young as 5, how to program. There is no screen or app required. It comes with a variety of pieces. Kids will have to “code” Botley to navigate through a variety of obstacle courses. It teaches basic programming skills, such as loops and simple directional commands.
Nintendo Labo Variety KitAges 6+
The Labo Variety Kit allows kids to create 5 creative projects from an RC car, fishing rod, working piano and more. It encourages kids to make, play, and discover. The coolest part? Once you master how it works, you can explore creating your own Labo projects. The Labo kit requires a Nintendo Switch console.
Nintendo Labo Vehicle KitAges 6+
Want a fun new way to play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe? The upcoming Labo Vehicle Kit will allow kids to build their own Toy-Con Car steering wheel and control their kart of choice in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. The included pedal can be used for drifting and revving up your engine at the beginning of races to get a boost start. Honking the horn will allow players to throw an item. If that wasn’t enough fun, you can also build a Toy-Con submarine and plane.
Nintendo Labo Robot KitAges 6+
The Labo Robot Kit allows kids to get creative and make their very own Toy-Con robot suit. What’s cool? After building it, you can wear it and play as the robot in the game. You can demolish anything in your path and tackle various challenges to gain new abilities. Creators can explore new ways to play with their robot and even create their own projects.
Be Amazing Toys Big Bag Of Science +70 ActivitiesAges 8-14
Create your own science lab with the Big Bag of Science from Be Amazing! Toys. This science kit includes over seventy science experiments to blow you and your friends away! It’s a fantastic STEM kit teaching everything from basic science, biology, and geology to physics, chemistry and more.
My First Lab Duo-Scope MicroscopeAges 9-18
My First Lab Duo-Scope Microscope allows kids to bring the scientific discovery and wonder of science home. This high quality microscope features two scopes – one for viewing slides and one for viewing objects. It features two lights and 40x, 100x, and 400x magnification with high quality glass optics. Fantastic gift for the young scientist.
Is your 8 year old fascinated with astronomy? The Orion StarBlast Telescope is perfect for beginner to intermediate enthusiasts. Within a few minutes you can set it up in your backyard. Explore our solar system, including the Moon, planets, nebulas, and star clusters until your heart’s content.
The Magic School Bus – Chemistry LabAges 5-12
This Magic School Bus Chemistry Lab set is a fantastic science kit that is both educational and fun. It’s based on the award-winning Magical School Bus series. The kit features everything you need to get started. You can create a variety of fun science experiments and record your findings in the notebook. It’s a great set that makes learning science fun.
Crayola Color Chemistry Lab SetAges 7+
Explore the wonderful world of color with the Crayola Color Chemistry Lab Set. This STEM kit features 50 colorful science activities kids can do at home. Sample activities include a volcano that explodes colored lava and many more. What’s cool is that everything is included to complete 15 experiments right out of the box.
BOSEbuild Speaker CubeAges 8+
For budding engineers and those fascinated with how speakers work, the BOSEbuild Speaker Cube is an excellent gift. This is one of the coolest build-it-yourself Bluetooth speakers that not only looks great but also sounds great. You can even customize your speaker with cool lights and covers.
Ozobot 2.0 Bit Starter PackAges 6+
Ozobot Bit is a creative and smart robot. It may be small but it packs big fun! It’s great for developing basic coding skills and inspiring your child’s creativity. Ozobot Bit reacts to colors on paper or on your tablet. It features over twenty games and exercises to serve as a great introduction to STEM. You can build fun mazes, citiscapes, racetracks and more for Ozobot Bit. It’s endless fun!
Building Toys for 8 Year Old Boys
What 8 year old boy doesn’t love Legos? Just about every 8 year old boy loves them and they make best presents for 8 year old boys. They not only love building them, but they like collecting the little mini fig characters. Every year, Lego comes out with new sets. Here are the Lego sets that he is going to love this year.
LEGO BoostAges 7+
Build, code, and play with Lego Boost. It’s a creative toolbox that allows you to build five different interactive models from a robot and cat to a working guitar and more. The set includes two motors, bluetooth connectivity, and color, distance, and tilt sensors to bring your creations to life. Best of all, you can expand the building fun with your own Legos and bring them to life with the power of Lego Boost.
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick BoxAges 4+
Looking for a toy that delivers endless creativity and fun for your eight year old boy? The Lego Classic Large Creative Brick Box contains nearly 800 Lego pieces in a variety of fun colors. The package includes several ideas to jump-start your child’s creativity. From there you’re encouraged to explore your creativity with the amazing open-ended play that Lego is known and loved for. Wonderful set inspiring creativity and endless fun!
LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Express 75955Ages 8-14
Potterheads will love this Harry Potter Hogwarts Express set from LEGO. This 800-plus piece set builds a fantastic model of the Hogwarts Express inspired by the film. Fans will have as much fun building it as recreating the magic from the movies. The set includes six minifigures, including Harry Potter, to bring your storytelling to life.
LEGO Star Wars BB-8 75187
Based on Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi, Lego Star Wars BB-8 is a 1,100 plus piece set that allows you to build everyone’s favorite droid, BB-8. This set is perfect for BB-8 fans and fantastic for recreating your favorite moments from the Star Wars movies.
LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar 75213Ages 6-14
The Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar 75213 2018 edition will feature 24 cool new Star Wars surprises to unveil each day leading up to Christmas. Fans can expect surprises ranging from Star Wars mini figures to vehicles based on the Star Wars universe. Fans will love creating their favorite scenes from the movies.
LEGO City Advent Calendar 60201Ages 5-12
Unbox 24 fun surprises with the LEGO City Advent Calendar 2018 set. From vehicles to minifigures to seasonal items, this set is loaded with so much fun! Kids will build everything from a monster truck to a racecar, spaceship and drone and enjoy creating adventures with the 5 included minifigures. With out of this world fun, it’s sure to make it a Merry Christmas.
LEGO Ninjago Stormbringer 70652Ages 8-14
If you already own the LEGO Boost set, the Stormbringer is a super cool add-on set for LEGO Boost. It requires the original LEGO Boost base kit for cool lizard-like motion. The feet and tail will move and it will feature a sensor in the seat as well as missile launchers in the mouth. This set includes three minifigures as well as two Boost figures.
LEGO Jurassic World Indoraptor Rampage at Lockwood Estate 75930Ages 8-12
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom was a major theme across Toy Fair. Lego is releasing a whole line of sets ahead of the movie’s launch this summer. Some of the sets were first revealed at Toy Fair. One of the standout new sets was the Indoraptor. This 1,019-piece set features cool details on the front and back and includes a Lego Indoraptor dino.
LEGO Batman App-Controlled Batmobile 76112Ages 8+
Ever wish you could take control of your LEGOs? This first Powered Up kit from LEGO allows kids to build Batman’s Batmobile and control it with their smart device using a companion app. Later the kit will be updated to support coding and allow users to alter the vehicle’s performance and sound. It’s great for teaching kids the basics of coding and making your LEGOs more interactive and fun.
LEGO Jurassic World Blue’s Helicopter Pursuit 75928Ages 7+
Gear up for high-flying adventures with Blue’s Helicopter Pursuit. Launching this April, this 397-piece set builds Blue’s helicopter, vehicle, and base station and comes with 3 minifigures and one raptor to bring your adventures to life. The blades actually can be spun and the detailing on the Helicopter is very nice. The new raptor design has been improved over the original raptor design. Who’s ready for a pursuit?
Playmobil Hidden Temple with T-RexAges 4+
Get ready for exciting adventures with the Hidden Temple with T-Rex. Use the ancient structure as a research base in search of the hidden treasure. Rub the map to reveal the hidden path – where X marks the spot. At the base, protect the team from the ferocious T-Rex or enemies with the functional laser blaster. The working temple gate keeps unwanted visitors away. The T-Rex features movable arms, legs, and jaw to bring the action to life. What’s cool? Kids can use the UV flashlight to reveal glow-in-the-dark features, such as the ruin’s crystal eyes, jungle plant, and more. There’s even a pulley to transport equipment to the top floor. The set includes the Explorers team (Nick, Emma, Will), their dog Sammy, T-Rex, and several accessories to enhance your play experience.
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Sanctum Sanctorum Showdown 76108Ages 8-14
Inspired by Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War hitting theaters on April 27th, the Sanctum Sanctorum Showdown, a 3-level New York City building, is a real blast to assemble. Fans will love creating their own thrilling battle scenes based on the movie with this 1,004-piece set. The coolest part? Without revealing any spoilers, the set features a ton of Easter eggs, surprises, and even allows for customization. The set comes packed with a great assortment of minifigures from members of Black Order Cull Obsidian, Ebony Maw, and Dr. Strange to Iron Man and Iron Spider-Man.
LEGO City Mountain Police Headquarters 60174Ages 6+
The LEGO City Mountain Police Headquarters is the main core set for this series for 2018. It’s a police station built atop a mountain. There’s even a large garage paved under the police station. There’s also the main police station and holding cell. There’s a functional turret that helps with imaginative play. A really cool feature is that the jail bars can be broken off so the prisoner can escape. The police station has a nice lookout area. There’s a good amount of detail inside the police station and a cave beneath the holding cell featuring fun action for the cougar. The set comes with 7 minifigures, a police vehicle, motorbike, and two helicopters.
LEGO Batman Movie The Bat-Space Shuttle 70923Ages 8+
3-2-1 we have lift off! The Bat-Space Shuttle set coordinates well with the Batcave Break-In set. The set includes 6 minifigures. The space shuttle looks incredibly detailed and comes along with fuel tanks. The set also comes with a simple Bat Moon Buggie, a basic rover vehicle. The set offers great play and display value.
LEGO Ninjago Temple of Resurrection 70643Ages 8+
Based on events in Sons of Garmadon series, Temple of Resurrection features architecture and styling that will be familiar to long-time fans. A cool feature is that this set features a couple of trap doors for creative play. The windows can even be spun around for cool effect. The best part? The Temple features a cool transformation that will reveal Garmadon. This set includes eight Lego minifigures.
LEGO City Arctic Mobile Exploration Base 60195Ages 7-12
From the LEGO City line, build an Arctic Mobile Exploration Base with this awesome 786-piece set and get ready for exciting adventures. The set builds a lab, vehicle with crane, vehicle with working snow saw, and a snow bike. Minifigures and a Frozen Mammoth allow kids to bring their imaginations to life.
LEGO Avengers Infinity War Thanos Ultimate Battle 76107Ages 8-14
The Ultimate Battle ship is a fun and exciting set to build and features openings in both the front and rear. It is really nicely designed and perfect for inspiring kids’ imaginations. Kids will love recreating their favorite scenes from Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War. It’s also an excellent set to display for your friends and it comes with several cool minifigures, including Thanos, Iron Man, Star-Lord, and Gamora. A total of three minifigures along with weapons, the Infinity Gauntlet, and ten Power Burst elements are included.
LEGO Jurassic World Carnotaurus Gyrosphere Escape 75929Ages 7-12
Recreate the thrilling action of Jurassic World with the Carnotaurus Gyrosphere Escape. This 577-piece set builds a mobile control center truck, locale, gyrosphere, Carnotaurus dinosaur and includes 3 minifigures plus a baby dino to bring your adventures to life. Will Owen, Claire, and Franklin be able to make an escape?
LEGO Star Wars Yoda’s Hut 75208Ages 7-12
Everybody’s is excited about Yoga’s Hut because it includes a Luke Skywalker figure with a special outfit. Lego hasn’t had a Luke minifigure with this outfit since the very beginning of the line.
LEGO Technic Racing Yacht 42074Ages 8+
The LEGO Technic Racing Yacht is an impressive 2-in-1 set that many fans have been looking forward to for a while. It features a bright color scheme and looks very interesting indeed. It has a rather interesting pivoting action steering wheel. What’s cool? You can even steer the steering wheel and it all feel very smooth. The two winches actually are functional. Overall, the lines, colors, and mechanisms all look and feel great. There’s a great amount of detail, given that the set only uses 330 pieces in the build.
LEGO Classic 60th Anniversary Set: Mission To Mars 10405Ages 5+
This year LEGO is celebrating 60 amazing years of the LEGO brand with several new 60th Anniversary sets. One of the standout new sets from this special anniversary line is the Mission To Mars set. This colorful set allows you to engage in the creative building process, building everything from a space ship to friendly animal to a tractor and more. The creative possibilities are only limited by your imagination.
Lego Star Wars Darth Maul 75537Ages 8+
A new detailed Star Wars Darth Maul figure is set to debut on store shelves this April. The set will be comprised of just over one hundred pieces. Darth Maul will be an excellent addition to your Star Wars universe.
LEGO Minecraft The Crafting Box 2.0 21135
The Lego Minecraft The Crafting Box 2.0 set is a Minecraft fan’s dream come true. It features an animal pen and a gigantic world to build. The set features a Steve, Creeper, Cow, Horse, and Small Slime minifigs to create rich story-telling experiences.
LEGO Star Wars Resistance X-Wing FighterAges 6-12
From the Star Wars Microfighters line comes the Resistance X-Wing Fighter. It’s a quick and easy build with over eighty Lego pieces. The X-Wing nicely captures the essence of an X-Wing Fighter from Star Wars in an affordable package. One X-Wing Pilot minifig is included to enhance your play. Collect all six Microfighters to build out your Star Wars fantasies.
LEGO STAR WARS AT-ST WalkerAges 8-14
What Star Wars universe would be complete without a Lego Star Wars AT-ST Walker? This is one cool AT-ST Walker with posable legs for recreating intense action scenes. What’s cool? The AT-ST features spring-loaded blasters and front-mounted guns that lift. The set includes an AT-ST driver, Baze Malbus, and a Rebel Trooper to bring the action to life.
LEGO Star Wars Y-Wing Starfighter
Featuring nearly 700 pieces, the Lego Star Wars Y-Wing Starfighter is an awesome addition to your Star Wars universe. It’s loaded with fantastic and inspiring play features, including a cockpit that opens, guns that revolve, spring-loaded blasters, retracting landing gear and even a bomb-dropping feature. The set also includes a Y-Wing pilot, Admiral Raddus, Moroff, Stormtrooper, and a Rebel Astromech Droid to recreate the magic of the Star Wars movies. Get ready for action-packed adventures!
LEGO Star Wars Yoda’s Jedi Starfighter 75168
Yoda’s Jedi Starfighter looks fantastic and features wings that fold, an opening cockpit, laser cannons and spring-loaded blasters. Yoda and R2-D2 are included to inspire creative play. Get ready for epic Star Wars adventures!
LEGO Minecraft The Cave 21113Ages 7+
Minecraft fans know it’s all about building, crafting, and role-playing. The Lego Minecraft The Cave is an excellent set that will fuel your child’s imagination with amazing story-telling. The set features Steve, a zombie, and a spider plus several accesories to take your play to new heights. The best part? Combine this set with your other Minecraft sets to build amazing, massive Minecraft worlds.
LEGO BATMAN MOVIE The Batmobile Ages 8-14
f you’re going to act out The Lego Batman Movie, you’ll definitely want this cool Batmobile to spice up your scenes with thrilling action. The Batmobile features directional wheels, blasters, and posing bat wings. A cool feature is that you can change the wheels for different scenes. Batman, Robin, Man-Bat, and the Kabuki Twins are included to reenact your favorite moments from the animated movie. Several accessories add to the fun.
LEGO BATMAN MOVIE Batcave Break-inAges 8-14
The Lego Batman Movie Batcave Break-In is an awesome set for fans of the movie. Recreate the action and excitement of the movie with this fantastic set featuring a morphing chamber, control center, and lifting platform. Adding to the fun is the Batboat and Penguin’s Duckmobile. Get ready for an epic showdown.
Fort Magic: Fort Building & Construction Toy KitAges 7+
Fort Magic is a fun construction set for kids. There are so many creative possibilities with Fort Magic. Build everything from forts and tunnels to airplanes, ships, and even rocket ships! It’s sure to inspire endless creative play for your eight year old boy.
Toy Cars for 8 Year Old Boys
Most boys love cars and remote control anything. From drones to Hot Wheels cars, here are gift ideas he is going to love.
Hot Wheels Gift PackAges 3+
Hot Wheels Gift Packs are perfect for 8 year old boys who love cars. Choose from a 20 pack or a massive 50 pack for the ultimate in car play. The sets feature a diverse collection of vehicles ranging from classics to hot new rides. Hot Wheels inspire hours of creative and imaginative play.
Hot Wheels Basic Car 50-PackAges 3+
Celebrating 50 years of Hot Wheels fun, Mattel will launch The Hot Wheels Original Sweet 16 – based on the original 16 toy cars in the line. While the Hot Wheels line has sold more than 6 billion toy cars and garnered the title of #1 Selling Toy in the World, each car still costs $1. Still an unbeatable value! Build your Hot Wheels collection with this awesome 50-pack set.
Hot Wheels Track Builder Stunt BoxAges 4-10
Gear up for speed, insane action, thrills galore with Hot Wheels Track Builder Stunt Box. Create an unlimited number of tracks to race and perform incredible stunts. It’s endless creative fun!
Hot Wheels Criss Cross Crash Track SetAges 5-9
Which 8 year old boy doesn’t love crashing mayhem? The Hot Wheels Criss Cross Crash Track gives them exactly want they want – insane crashes. The track has four intersecting crash zones for the ultimate in crashing action! Are you ready for some thrills?
Hot Wheels Rocket League RC RivalsAges 8+
Ever dreamt of playing Rocket League in real life? Now you can. Featuring an immaculately detailed Rocket League Arena, this Hot Wheels set allows players to wrestle with each other to knock the soccer ball through their opponent’s goal. The set features app-controlled vehicles and comes with a car charging station. Each car lasts about 15 minutes on a charge. What’s amazing? Mattel has somehow managed to capture the wacky, addictive fun of the video game.
Hot Wheels Augmoto AR Racing Track SetAges 8+
Hot Wheels is known for its physical play, but now it is blending the physical and virtual world with Augmoto. Augmoto adds AR on top of a classic Hot Wheels race track. In order to race your opponent around the track, players have to complete mini games using an app. For example, players can earn missile attacks, which can be used to slow down your opponent. The AR component adds a strategic element to the classic Hot Wheels track, making it feel more like a video game.
Anki Overdrive Starter KitAges 8-15
Anki Overdrive represents the next generation of racing. These are supercharged, artifically-intelligent vehicles. Race and battle solo against AI-controlled racers or against a friend. Expand the fun and excitement with expansion tracks.
Hot Wheels Ultimate Gator Car Wash PlaysetAges 4+
Spark your child’s imagination and storytelling with the Hot Wheels Ultimate Gator Car Wash playset. This set features a crazy track, Color Shifters car, water tower, dunk tank, color change element, and massive gator attack. Get ready to shift your imagination into overdrive!
Sphero Star Wars BB-8 Droid
Sphero Star Wars BB-8 Droid is the perfect gift for Star Wars fans. Control BB-8 with your smart device and recreate your own adventures with BB-8. The best part? BB-8 is responsive to your commands and its personality adapts as you play with it.
Before you invest in a large drone, the Tello quadcopter is the perfect first drone. Designed to be easy to fly and withstand crashes, this affordable drone gives you hands-on experience flying a drone. It flies for about 13 minutes on a full charge. The built-in 720p camera is a cool feature that allows you to shoot decent quality video while you fly.
Syma X5A-1 ExplorersAges 12+
The Syma Explorers drone is a great drone that is easy to fly and provides great stability while flying. On a full charge, it flies roughly five to eight minutes. This drone performs awesome 360-degree rolls and it features a protective casing to prevent crashes mid-air.
DoDoeleph Syma X5UW Wifi FPV 720P HDAges 13+
The DoDoeleph Syma X5UW quadcopter drone delivers a great flying experience. The package includes an extra battery to extend flight time. The drone flies for about 5 to ten minutes on a full charge. Control the drone with your smartphone within a 10 meter range. A cool feature is that you can draw the flight path on the app and the drone will follow that path. Now how cool is that?!
Action Figures for 8 Year Old Boys
He probably still hasn’t outgrown action figures. Transformers, Star Wars, Turtles, Army Men, and Funko Pop Figures all make good Christmas or birthday gifts for 8 year old boys.
Marvel Spider-Man Titan Hero Spider-ManAges 4+
Spider-Man is one of eight year old boys’ favorite action superheros. Boys will be able to act our their imaginations with this awesome Spider-Man action figure from the Titan Hero Series line. He’s a 12-inch figure that is posable and allows for creating fantastic action scenes.
Marvel Black Panther Legends Series, 12-InchAges 4+
Black Panther was a big hit at the box office and made an appearance in Avengers: Infinity War. This 12-inch Legends Series action figure features a premium sculpt and details along with accessories to enhance your play experience. Kids will love reenacting their favorite scenes from the movies and bringing the action to life with more than 30 points of articulation.
DC Justice League True-Moves Series Batman Ages 3+
Who doesn’t love superheroes? There are several figures in the True-Moves series including everybody’s favorite cape crusade. This Batman figure stands 12 inches tall! Batman features a ton of moving joints for kids to create all sorts of epic battle poses. The best part? You can bend Batman’s arms and legs in almost any direction. Designed for kids 3 and up, it’s designed for rough play.
Fisher-Price Batbot XtremeAges 3-8
The Batbot Xtreme is an awesome new interactive action figure playset standing 2-feet tall! Cool features include a voice-changer, wings that fling out, a functional elevator concealed behind Batbot’s chest armor, and a hidden area in the foot that houses the Batmobile.
POP: Star Wars Darth VaderAges 3-15
Funko has taken all of our favorite characters and made vinyl bobble heads out of them. With hundreds of characters to choose from Disney to Marvel, there’s a figure that every 8 year old boy will love.
Jurassic World IndoraptorAges 3+
Get ready for thrilling Jurassic World dino adventures with the Indoraptor! This mysterious villain hunts down its prey and will stop at nothing to get what it wants. Featuring a realistic body sculpt and incredible articulation, kids will love reliving their favorite moments from the movie.
Jurassic World Super Colossal Tyrannosaurus RexAges 4+
Inspired by the T-Rex in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Super Colossol Tyrannosaurus Rex stands a whopping 3-feet tall for larger than life fun! This T-Rex is hungry and is ready to devour as many as 20 mini dinos at a time. Featuring authentic detailing and sculpting, fans’ imaginations will soar as they act out their favorite adventures from the motion picture.
Jurassic World Real Feel Skin MosasaurusAges 3+
Making its big return from the first film is the Mosasaurus, a gigantic swimming creature that blew away fans the first time around. This cool and massive action figure features movie-accurate details and realistic sculpting.
Jurassic World Thrash ‘N Throw Tyrannosaurus RexAges 4+
Inspired by the movie and featuring movie-accurate details, the Trash ‘N Throw Tyrannosaurus Rex allows fans to bring the action to life with stomping and roaring action. What’s cool? It can thrash and throw by using its tail. Kids will love recreating their favorite scenes from the movie.
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Action FiguresAges 4+
This year the Turtles are being reimaged and getting a whole new line of toys inspired by the upcoming Nickelodeon series, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, set to debut later this year. These new Turtles are uniquely sculpted, fully articulated, and range in height from 3 1/4 to 5-inches.
Star Wars: The Black Series Han SoloAges 4+
Bring the action of Star Wars home with this 6-inch Star Wars: The Black Series Han Solo action figure. The figure is well-detailed with 20 points of articulation for great poseability and comes along with a blaster accessory to bring the action of the Star Wars flicks to life.
Crate Creatures SizzleAges 4+
Looking for something fun, exciting, and new in the world of collectibles? Meet Sizzle. This oddball-looking creature comes locked up in a box that states: “CAUTION!!!” Dare you to open it with the play crowbar. Beware: If you pull his tongue, he vibrates, makes noises, and his eyes glow. What’s cool? The crate is reuseable and he reacts differently based on his orientation.
Stretch ArmstrongAges 5-15
Don’t settle for ordinary action figures when there’s Stretch Armstrong – the original action figure. Stretch stretches past the competition with his super stretchy arms, legs, and torso that stretch an amazing four times his original size. The cool thing is no matter how far you stretch him, he always returns to his original shape. By far, this is the coolest action figure.
Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition Ages 3-12
The Elf on the Shelf is a holiday classic. It’s a worldwide best-seller and involves a cute little scout elf that watches kids to tell Santa if they’ve been naughty or nice. Of course, if you’ve been nice, Santa will deliver presents. You can enjoy the tale and play along with the figure. Families love the Elf on the Shelf. Make it a Christmas tradition in your family.
Voltron Classic Legendary LionAges 4+
Based on the Netflix original series, Voltron: Legendary Defender, the Voltron Classic Legendary Lion assortment will feature lion figures that can be combined and transformed into a 16-inch Voltron figure. Each figure is sold separately and features projectile-launchers for stand-alone play.
Minecraft Mini Figure Collector CaseAges 6-12
If your 8 year old boy loves Minecraft, there’s a good chance he’ll need a collector case for all his Minecraft mini figures. This fantastic case stores over 30 mini figures and it doubles as a playset for thrilling Minecraft adventures.
PLAYMOBIL NHL Hockey Arena PlaysetAges 5-12
Bring the game of hockey to life with Playmobile’s NHL Hockey Arena set. Gear up for intense hockey action in an awesome hockey arena. The figures can swing their hockey stick to score. With the control stick you can attempt to block your opponent’s goal just like in real hockey. Let’s get ready to rumble!
Minecraft Stop Motion Movie CreatorAges 8-13
Who doesn’t dream of creating their own Minecraft short? Now your 8 year old boy can direct his own Minecraft short with this Minecraft kit from Mattel. Using stop motion, the background, figures, and a smart device, this kit let’s your future award winning director bring his creations to life.
Star Wars: Episode I The Black Series Legacy PackAges 4+
The Star Wars The Black Series Legacy Pack set contains a bundle of Star Wars action figures. The figures are incredibly well detailed and accurately capture the characters from the Star Wars films. Accessories enhance your play and bring the action to life. It serves as a fantastic gift for any Star Wars fan.
Transformers: The Last Knight Voyager Class FigureAges 8+
If you love the new Transformers movie, The Last Knight, you’re likely to like this Voyager Class action figure. The figure is incredibly detailed and transforms into a vehicle and robot. They’re more than meets the eye and sure to inspire great action sequences based on the movie.
TMNT Epic Sewer Lair PlaysetAges 4+
Standing 43-inch tall and featuring four levels of play, kids can explore Donatello’s lab, Raphael’s Weight Training Room, Leo’s Rotating Weapon storage wall, Michaelangelo’s arcade, and more with their Turtles action figures in this Epic Sewer Lair Playset. There are seven rooms of play and each of the Turtles has their own room. There is something interesting going on in each room and lots of cool play features. It’s really cool becuase you can literally go from the top to the bottom of the playset.
Barbie Care Clinic VehicleAges 3+
Every Barbie world needs a medic. Featuring a working siren, the Barbie Care Clinic Vehicle races to the rescue in emergency situations. What’s cool? Not only is it an ambulance, but also it transforms to reveal a care clinic! Check in patients at the check-in stand and have them wait for their appointment in the waiting room with a fish tank. Interacting with the fish tank reveals a gift shop for get-well gifts, such as a teddy or heart balloon. The exam room is perfect for medical emergencies or check-ups. Here you can even reveal two x-rays. Accessories include a medical bag, stethoscope, arm cast, leg cast, blood pressure machine, and more to enhance your play experience.
Pokemon TCG: Guzzlord-GX BoxAges 6+
Pokemon fans gotta catch the Pokemon TCG: Guzzlord-GX Box! Nothing will prepare you for Guzzlord, the Ultimate Beast Pokemon. This set features 4 Booster Packs, 1 Rare Guzzlord-GX, Playable Promo Foil Card, and 1 Guzzlord-GX Oversized Foil Card. All in all it’s about 40 cards with a lot of variety. It’s a gift that will satisfy any Pokemon fan.
Pokemon TCG: Lycanroc-GX Box Card GameAges 6+
The Pokemon Trading Card Game Lycanroc GX Box is the perfect gift for Pokemon fans. The package contains four Pokemon booster packs, a large foil card, a one-of-a-kind foil card, and a bonus online card so fans can take the action online. Will you be able to be victorious in battle?
Looking for a great gift for your Pokemon fanatic? Consider the Pokemon TCG: Shining Legends Trainer Box. This complete set includes 10 Booster Packs, 65 Card Sleeves, 45 Energy Cards, Shining Ho-Oh Foil Card, Player’s Guide, 6 Damage Counter Dice and more. Pokemon fans will be on their way to becoming the ultimate Pokemon Master. When they open it, they will be smiling from ear to ear. Let the games begin!
Poke Ball Full-View PRO Binder for Pokémon 9 Pocket Card
Wondering what to do with all your Pokemon trading cards? Protect up to 360 Pokemon cards in this cool Poke Ball themed binder with protective sleeves that keep your cards safe while allowing you to glance through them. Each page features nine pockets. The cards safely remain in place without falling out as you flip through the pages. It’s a fun way to store all your Pokemon cards.
Funko POP! Games: Fortnite Black KnightAges 6+
Fortnite has become the biggest phenomenon in gaming. Show your fandom by picking up your favorite Fornite character as a POP figure. Due to the immense popularity of the game, Fortnite POPs are expected to be the most popular gaming POPs this year. Choose from the Black Knight to Omega to Merry Marauder and more! It’s the perfect gift for Fornite fans who can’t get enough of the game.
Funko POP Harry PotterAges 3+
Harry Potter fans will love this authentic recreation of their favorite character from the Harry Potter movies. Harry looks incredibly cute with his garb, vest, little tie, and magical wand. Cast a spell of fun with this Funko POP vinyl figure.
Funko POP Jurassic Park – VelociraptorAges 5+
Love the Jurassic Park movies? Then you’ll probably love these long-awaited POPs inspired by the Jurassic Park films. This 3.75-inch vinyl figure is a great addition to your POP collection. Collect all your favorites!
Topps Baseball Complete Set 2018Ages 6+
Major League fans will love this awesome gift of Topps Baseball Complete Set 2018. It’s an officially licensed product of the MLB and it includes 700 cards, including Series 1 and 2, plus 5 rookie variation cards. It’s a dream for any baseball lover.
Fingerlings MinisAges 5+
Remember Fingerlings- last year’s hottest toy? These adorable monkeys are getting an extended family. First, there are bite-sized Fingerlings Minis. These bite-sized figures come in a blind bag. These little figures can hook onto anything with their tails and can even be used as pencil toppers.
Toy Blasters for 8 Year Old Boys
Pow! Pow! Pow! Nerf guns are always popular birthday presents for 8 year old boys. As they duck, dodge, fire, boys will love engaging in battle with these Nerf blasters.
Nerf N-Strike Elite SurgeFireAges 8+
With a barrel that holds up to 15 darts, the Nerf Surgefire holds the most darts in its price range. It features single shot blasting or slam fire. With slam fire, it fires as quickly as you can go and blasts up to 90 feet away.
Nerf N-Strike Elite InfinusAges 8+
Featuring Quick-Load Technology, the Infinus auto-loads the drum by feeding darts directly into the blaster. Motorized, rapid-fire means you can unleash a fury of ammo at your foes, so they had better keep their distance. The blaster includes 30 Elite darts.
Nerf Zombie Strike Survival System Scravenger BlasterAges 8+
The Scravenger is the first accessory based Zombie Strike blaster. Nerf is introducing the Zombie Strike Survival system. Similar to the Modulus line, it is all about customization. With a cobbled together look, it comes with a flashlight and spray paint can barrel, which can be swapped out with other accessories in the line. This spring-powered magazine fed blaster has a switch on the side that enables slam fire. In case you run out of ammo, the included stock contains a backup 2 shot blaster.
Nerf Zombie Strike Ripchain BlasterAges 8+
The Ripchain is bringing back the dart chain, which was really popular. It’s a spring powered, chain fed blaster with a 25 dart capacity. Simply prime it back and forth to load the next dart up. When firing it, the chain looks really cool.
Nerf Microshots N-Strike Elite StryfeAges 8+
The Nerf Microshots N-Strike Elite Stryfe is a mini version of its bigger brother. Not only are these great collector items, but they also are functional. They fire a single dart at a time and include the blaster and 2 Elite darts. Collect all your favorites!
Nerf Lazer Tag Phoenix LTX Tagger 2-PackAges 8+
The Nerf Lazer Tag Phoenix LTX Tagger system features two laser tag blasters for incredible fun. The blasters feature lights, sounds, and vibrations to heighten the sense of immersion. Do you have what it takes to become the ultimate laser tag champion?
Laser X Two Player Laser Gaming SetAges 6-15
Get ready for an intense and fun laser tag experience. Eight year old boys will go crazy over these because it’s insanely fun. This Two Player Pack of Laser X features two blasters that shoot up to two hundred feet away. Colored lights help you track shots and hits. A coach keeps you engaged in the match and coaches you along the way. There’s even a cool soundtrack to make it one of the best laser gaming experiences around.
BOOMco DXD58 HALO UNSC MA5 BlasterAges 8-13
If your 8 year old boy loves Halo, they’re sure to be a fan of this signature Halo blaster. The MA5 features cool pumping action. It shoots multiple darts at a time. The blaster includes two eight dart clips to keep going in the heat of battle.
Nerf Modulus Regulator Blaster
The Modulus Regulator is one awesome beast. It features fully-motorized capability as well as burst-fire and single-fire. That’s three blasting modes with switch-fire capabilities. You can fire a steady stream of darts and the blaster even has a lighted indicator, letting you know when to reload ammo. Four attachments are included – storage stock, long barrel scope, short barrel scope, and swivel handle. The best part? You can create a really superpowered blaster and customize it in a number of different ways.
Nerf N-Strike Elite Strongarm BlasterAges 8+
The Nerf Strongarm Blaster is an immensely popular blaster. It features Slam Fire technology to unleash a fury of six darts in rapid succession. The Strongarm fires distances as far as 90 feet away. The best part? Add N-Strike accessories to the Tactical Rail to gain an upper hand on the competition.
Nerf N-Strike Elite Triad EX-3 BlasterAges 8+
The N-Strike Elite Triad might be small but, boy, does it pack some punch. The blaster gives you a good grip on the blaster to aim with precision and it blasts darts up to 90 feet away. The cool thing is that it even knows the barrel that has ammo. The blaster includes three Elite foam darts.
Nerf N-Strike Elite Precision Target SetAges 8+
Hone your targeting skills with the Nerf N-Strike Elite Precision Target Set. It’s a fantastic set for good ol’ target practice. The target can be stand up on its own or you can hang it on a door. The closer you get to the center, the more points you score. See how many points you can rack up! Endless blasting fun!
Nerf Nitro LongShot SmashAges 5+
The Nerf Nitro Longshot Smash brings the fun of Nerf blasters to foam cars. Now you can blast foam cars. With Longshot Smash it’s all about speed and distance. The set includes two foam Nerf cars, a long jump ramp, and four obstacles for insane fun. How far can you blast the cars?
Nerf Zombie Strike Sledge Fire Blaster SetAges 8+
The Nerf Zombie Strike SledgeFire Blaster is just what you need to tackle those zombies. Zombies won’t be able to mess around with the SledgeFire. The blaster includes nine darts and it blasts three darts at a time. The set includes three reloading shells.
Nerf N-Strike Elite DualStrike BlasterAges 8+
The Nerf N-Strike Elite DualStrike is unique in that it is capable of firing both Elite and Mega darts by simply flipping a switch. The set includes three Elite darts and three Mega darts. These Mega darts actually create a cool whistling sound as they soar through the air. The blaster fires a single dart at a time.
Nerf N-Strike Elite Stockade BlasterAges 8+
The Nerf N-Strike Stockade features a semi-automatic system. Simply aim and pull the trigger. The blaster shoots up to distances 75 feet away. It includes ten Elite darts that shoot from the rotating barrel. The blaster features a tactical rail so you can even accessorize your blaster.
Nerf Modulus Tri-StrikeAges 8+
The Modulus Tri-Strike was first released in 2016, but it is still one of the most popular blasters in the line. The Modulus offers three ways to blast foes. The cool factor here is you can combine the accessories in different ways to customize your blaster depending on your mission. The base blaster also includes a missile launcher and stock to create a missile blaster. With over a thousand possible combinations, let’s get customizing!
Nerf N-Strike Elite Tactical Vest KitAges 8+
The Nerf N-Strike Elite Tactical Vest Kit is the gear you need to store extra ammo for heated battle missions. The set includes two six dart clips, a dozen Elite darts, and the tactical vest. There’s even a pocket to store another blaster. Perfet gift for Nerf blaster fans.
The Original Stomp Rocket: Dueling 4-RocketAges 6+
Grab a friend and get ready for some blasting action with the Dueling Stomp Rocket. The set contains four air powered rockets and they blast off up to two hundred feet into the air! Who will win the competition for highest blasted rocket?
Bear Archery 1st Shot Bow Set
Build the next generation of archery experts with the Bear Archery 1st Shot Bow Set. Constructed of high quality materials and craftsmanship, the 1st Shot Bow is the perfect set to hone your targeting skills. The great thing is both lefties and righties can use this set. The bow set is available in a variety of colors.
Toilet Paper Blasters Skid ShotAges 8+
New from Jakks Pacific is the Skid Shot, a toilet paper blaster. It’s like a Nerf gun but it shoots fresh toilet paper spit wads. Just load it up with water and let ‘er rip. This blaster is capable of delivering blasting action up to 30-feet. Bring on the fun!
Outdoor Gifts for Boys Age 8
Web Riderz Outdoor Swing N’ SpinAges 3-15
What kid doesn’t love swings? The Web Riderz Swing n’ Spin set provides endless swinging fun. The swing is durably constructed, supporting up to a maximum capacity of 600 pounds. It’s perfect for your tree or playground. And it delivers a great long term investment that kids will enjoy for years to come.
Capture the Flag REDUXAges 12+
Capture the Flag Redux is a popular night outdoor game. The game now introduces cool glowing balls. There are many variations of the game so it never gets old. Invite your friends over for some classic nighttime fun. The game encourages kids to get up and active.
Little Tikes Jump ‘n Slide BouncerAges 3-8
Let the F-U-N begin! The Little Tikes Jump ‘n Slide Bouncer is a total blast for kids. It measures 12′ x 9′ x 6’. Kids will love jumping around inside the ball pit. Adding to the fun factor is the slide. It’s an excellent bouncer for outdoor use that will provide endless fun and enjoyment.
Blast Zone Magic Castle Inflatable BouncerAges 3-12
Eight year old kids love bouncers. This Magic Castle Bouncer brings their larger than life dreams to reality. You can add balls inside the Magic Castle to create a ball pit to enhance your child’s play experience. Kids will have never ending fun with this fantastic bouncer from Blast Zone.
KanJam Ultimate Disc Game
This wacky game combines flying discs with basketball. In the game, two cylinder shaped cans are positioned across each other. The game is played in teams of 2 with 2 players on each team. Players have to throwing the flying disc to land it inside the can or be close enough so that their teammate can deflect it inside.
What happens when you combine table tennis with volleyball? You get this twist on volleyball. Spikeball is a game that tests your agility and ability to work in a team. The game is played with a small net that behaves like a trampoline. In this 2-vs-2 game players spike the ball on the net in an effort to keep it out of reach of the other team to score a point.
WALKAROO XTREME Steel Balance Stilts
Ready for something extreme? These Walkaroo Xtreme Balance Stilts bring a new meaning to stilt walking. Its design makes it easy to balance and it’s strong and lightweight to make stilt walking adventures fun and easy. Rise seventeen inches to the ocassion.
When you’re outdoors and need a fun activity, the baseline slackline is a fun activity worth your time. It’s easy to setup and use and fun for even beginners. The slackline allows users to walk, jump or create tricks while on it. The line is about two inches wide and it helps develop balance, coordination, and your eight year old boy’s core strength.
90′ Eagle Series Seated Zipline Kit
Is your eight year old boy the adventurous type? They’ll love this Slackers Zipline. It features an Eagle Flyer seat kit along with the a zipline. The seat is adjustable for different rider heights. The kit is weather-proof for years of thrills and delight. Great gift for outdoor adventures!
The Discraft is the official standard of USA Ultimate, the sport. Every 8 year old boy needs one of these for some classic outdoor fun. It’s lightweight and designed for high performance. The great thing is you can use it just about anywhere. The Discraft is available in an assortment of fun colors.
Gifts for The 8 Year Old Adventurer
Nothing says adventure like these gifts.
Apollo Precision Tools Stubby Tool Set
Eight year old boys love going on adventures. And some of them even love fixing-up things like mom and dad. This Apollo Precision Tool set includes a four piece set. These tools are perfect for young boys with their stubby grip. They offer a comfortable grip and allow you to easily handle tight spots and complete your projects.
Bushnell Falcon Binoculars
These Falcon Binoculars are perfect for getting closer to the action at a sporting event, observing nature, and plants and animals. They offer 7x magnification power and quality optics. It’s a great value for the price.
Bounty Hunter TK4 Tracker IV Metal Detector
Get ready for thrilling adventures with the Bounty Hunter TK4 IV Metal Detector. This detector helps you hunt down those hidden treasures. It can determine the difference between minerals and real treasures. Are your ready for some discoveries?
Nite Ize Radiant 250 Rechargeable Headlamp
Weighing only 3.2 ounces, this headlamp from Nite Ize shoots out a 250 lumen beam of light on its brightest setting. That’s super bright compared to most other models on the market. The coolest part? It is rechargeable so you won’t burn through batteries. On the brightest setting, you get around four hours of battery life. It comes with the charging cable to charge it over USB.
Osprey Porter Travel Backpack Bag
Your eight year old can gear up for adventures – whether it be camping, hiking, or other outdoor adventures – with this Porter Travel Backpack Bag. The bag has several compartments to store your goods. The straps are padded, providing comfort as you travel on your adventures. The travel backpack is available in three color variations.
Victorinox Swiss Army Classic SD Pocket Knife
When you’re eight year old is out camping or out in the wilderness it is handy to have a Swiss Army Pocket Knife at your disposal. The pocket knife offers a blade, file, screwdriver, scissors, key ring, tweezers, and a toothpick. Choose from a variety of cool designs. Great essential for your next adventure.
Kelty Big Dipper 30-Degree Kids Sleeping Bag
If you’re going on a camping trip, you’ll need a good sleeping bag to keep warm and snug. The Big Dipper 30 Degree Kids Sleeping Bag is a great choice. It is soft, durable, and sturdy. It has a comfy insulation and is lightweight, perfect for those outdoor adventures.
Sundome 3 Person Tent
Whether you are camping out in the backyard or out in nature, a tent provides you with the shelter you need to get a good night’s rest. If your 8 year old wants to go backpacking, this tent from Coleman should be an essential part of his gear. Depending on his needs, it’s available in different sizes so he can go camping with his friends or the family. Designed to be easy to setup, this four person tent is large enough to fit a queen mattress inside.
Zebco 33 Spincast Combo
The Zebco The New 33 Spincast Combo is America’s best-selling reel for all-purpose fishing. This 2 piece rod measures sixty six inches and features a solid grip. It can be adjusted for left or right retrieval. The reel has one hundred yards of a ten pound Cajun line. It delivers improved performance on the world-famous fishing reel.
LifeStraw Personal Water Filter
Everybody needs the LifeStraw in their backpacking survival kit. This unique straw can filter out bacteria, protozoa, and other yucky things that exist in natural water sources. When you’ve drunk your last sip of water from your water bottle, it can turn any pool of water into a natural water fountain.
Coleman Expedition 205-Piece All Purpose First Aid Kit
When you go out hiking, everybody needs a first aid kit. Thankfully, Coleman has built this 205 piece first aid kit that is filled with the right equipment you need in an emergency. It comes in an easy to carry portable case so it can be stored and taken just about anywhere.
Solo Stove Lite
Whether you are camping out for a week or a weekend, there is nothing better than a hot plate of food. There is a ton of different ways to heat up your foot, but the Solo Stove Lite is one of the coolest. What makes it so cool? This stove doesn’t require any conventional fuel so it is super lightweight. Instead, it is powered by twigs and wood you find around the campsite.
Brunton TruArc3 Baseplate Scouting Compass
When you’re out adventuring and exploring the world you’ll need a compass to give you a sense of direction. This Brunton TurArc 3 Compass gives you two degrees of precision and it’s great for camping trips.
ENO Eagles Nest Outfitters
After all the adventuring, your young 8 year old adventurer needs some rest and relaxation. The ENO Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest Hammock is built to support up to 400 pounds of weight. It’s easy to setup, lightweight, and portable. It can be used for all types of outdoor adventures from camping and hiking to boating and backyarding.
MPOWERD Luci Outdoor 2.0
This inflatable solar powered outdoor lantern from MPOWERD collapses, which makes it super easy to travel with. Simply keep it in the sun to charge it up. When you are ready to use it, you simply inflate it with your mouth and can enjoy up to 18 hours of light. It is must for your next camping adventure.
X-Plore Gear Emergency Paracord Bracelets
It’s always good to be prepared in the case of an emergency. With a flint, whistle, and scraping tool, this paracord bracelet comes with everything you need to survive out in the wilderness. This set comes with a pack of two of them.
Sport Gifts for 8 Year Old Boys
Most 8 year old boys are really big into competitive sports like baseball, basketball, soccer, and football. If he’s really good at a certain sport, it’s easy to find something that makes a good gift. If you don’t know what sport he likes, a gear bag would be great. If he loves a sports team, jerseys, sweatshirts, or t-shirts are also good ideas. It’s something that he is going to want and make use of. If your 8 year old is into sports, he will love this sports gear.
Franklin Sports NFL Deluxe Youth Uniform Set
How cute is this? If he has a favorite football team, you can get him this adorable costume. Not only does it come with a jersey and team pants, it comes with a sick helmet. The best part? He can finally look like his favorite football player the next time he goes to a game.
Stephen Curry #30 NBA Youth Road Jersey
Does he wake up every day with nothing but basketball on his mind? Say goodbye to Michael Jordan. Kids today have fallen in love with Steph Curry. While it will take him some practice before he can hit nail biting 3s, this jersey lets him be just like Stephen Curry. The only problem? He is going to want to wear it to bed and even in the shower.
adidas Alliance II Sack Pack
The Alliance II Sack Pack is a popular sporty sack for carrying and storing your belongings. The bag offers a cool design that is easily coordinated with other adidas shoes and apparel. Choose from a wide range of colors and styles to match your personality. The sackpack measures 18 x 13.75 inches.
adidas Diablo Duffle Small
If you’re looking for a sporty and functional duffle bag for your 8 year old boy, the adidas Diablo Small Duffle Bag is an excellent choice. Made in the USA, this duffle bag is spacious, fitting many of your belongings in the main compartment. The duffle bag can be easily carried over your shoulder. The bag features an official adidas logo and it’s crafted from 100% polyester material. Choose from a great selection in a variety of colors and styles to fit your needs.
Franklin Sports Table Tennis To Go
Ping Pong is fun but most of us don’t have room for a ping pong table at home. Now your 8 year old can turn any table into a ping pong battlefield with this table tennis kit from Franklin. The retractable net opens up to 6 feet, allowing it to fit most tables. The kit also comes with 2 paddles and 2 balls. Who said you can’t play on the dining table?
Fitbit Flex 2
The National Association for Sports and Physical Education suggests that 8 year old boys should get around an hour of exercise per day. That should give him around 12,000 steps. The best way to make sure he is meeting the minimum standards is with a fitness tracker. Fitbit now makes a number of affordable fitness trackers that are perfect for 8 year olds. This one is the Fitbit Flex 2.
Hydro Flask Water Bottle
Whether you are hiking, camping, or playing sports, a water bottle is a must for staying hydrated. The Hydro Flask is double wall insulated so it keeps liquids inside hot or cool for hours. It’s easy to carry around in your hand or toss in your backpack.
Skywalker Jump N’ Dunk 12-Foot Trampoline
Encourage your eight year old boy to get up off the couch and get active with this Jump n’ Dunk Trampoline from Skywalker Trampolines. It’s a 12-foot trampoline with a basketball hoop and ball for an awesome twist on the game of basketball. Are you ready for some insane fun?
SKLZ Target Swing Trainer
Improve your 8 year old boy’s swing and eye hand coordination with this batting trainer aid from SKLZ. It’s a great for him to learn how to keep his eye on the ball. It makes it easy to practice all different ball placements from inside to low to outside. It’s amazing how this little plastic stick with a ball on the end can improve his game.
SKLZ Impact Balls
About the size of golf balls, these training balls from SKLZ are perfect for batting practice. The best part? Made of a highly durable rubber material, they won’t crack as easily as regular plastic practice balls. When you hit them, they give you great feedback. Because they are designed for training, they won’t travel as far as regular ball so they are easy to retrieve.
Tanner Tee is a popular batting tee used by pros and college players. It is well-designed with a patented rubber ball rest. With this innovative design, you actually feel the ball. On many other tees you feel the tee instead of the ball. Feel the difference.
Easton S500 Youth Baseball Bat
Take your game to the next level with this sporty and stylish Easton S500 Youth Baseball Bat. The bat features a comfort grip and aluminum frame. Since the bat is lightweight, it is easier to swing and that translates into power. Swing for the fences!
Mizuno GPP1150Y1 Youth Prospect Ball Glove
This Mizuno Baseball Glove is an excellent ball glove that makes it easier for little leaguers to catch the ball. It is designed to fit well and catch the ball right in the pocket. The glove measures about 11.5 inches and it is available for both right and left-handed catchers.
Louisville Slugger UPM 45 Blue Flame Pitching
If you get one training tool to improve your 8 year old boy’s baseball skills, the Louisville Slugger Pitching Machine is highly recommended. This pitching machine builds your child’s skills in not only batting, but also fielding and catching. The great thing is that it’s completely manually powered and lightweight. The Babe Ruth League and others use this machine.
Franklin Sports MLB Flyback Return Trainer
Is your 8 year old boy really big into baseball? If he’s really good at baseball, this rebound screen is the ultimate training tool. The screen has a special curve on it, which allows it to rebound the ball back. Depending on where you throw the ball, it will return pop flyies, grounders, and line drives. He’s on his way to playing in the MLB.
Wilson Traditional Soccer Ball
Designed for performance, the Wilson soccer ball delivers a fantastic soccer experience. Kicking, passing, and throwing feel great. The ball is lightweight and is the official size and weight. It’s also durable designed for years of fun.
SKLZ Star-Kick Hands Free Solo Soccer Trainer
You can build the next superstar soccer player with the SKLZ Star Kick Hands-Free Solo Soccer Trainer. Strap it into the band, and gear up for some fun. You can work on developing master control of the ball. It will help develop your shooting, passing, and overall ball control. Great gift for 8 year old boys who love soccer.
Franklin Sports Competition Goal
If you’re going to play soccer, you’ll need some soccer goals. This soccer goal measures 6 W x 4 H x 3 D feet and is made in the USA. The goal is easy to assemble and offers an all-weather design. It’s made of steel for years of soccer fun. It’s a great way to prepare before big games.
Yes4All Speed Agility Ladder
One of the best ways for him to work on his body control is with this agility ladder. It’s a great way for him to work on his foot speed for all types of sports from football to soccer. When used with other forms of training, it’s a good workout drill and helps him remained focus.
SKLZ 10-Man Flag Football Deluxe Set
Flag football is a great way to allow 8 year old boys to play football without worrying about them getting hurt. Because they don’t have to worry about getting hit, they can focus instead on the fundamentals of football. This 10 person set from SKLZ is great for birthday parties or get togethers with friends in the backyard or the beach. Not only is great for football, it is perfect for an epic game of capture the flag.
Diggin Jr. Squish Football
Ready. Set. Fun! Designed for the younger set, the Diggin Jr. Squish Football is one football boys will love playing with. It’s so soft and squishy and doesn’t hurt your hands while playing for hours. It’s also perfectly sided for younger hands. Go long, go deep!
Rawlings NFL Downfield Youth Football
Looking for a quality football for your son? The Rawlings NFL Downfield Youth Football is a youth-sized football perfect for younger kids. It’s great for tossing around and offers an excellent grip. Made of molded rubber, this ball offers excellent grip for throwing accuracy. The best part? He can choose his favorite NFL football team. It’s perfect for playing in the backyard or park. Let the fun and games begin!
Nerf Sports Vortex Aero Howler ToyAges 6+
Go long and deep on fun with the Nerf Sports Vortex Aero Howler. The foam ball has a great grip to make great passes to receivers. You’ll feel like a pro quarterback from the NFL. Your football games will never be the same. Shhh! The secret lies in its tail!
Wilson NFL MVP Junior Football
The Wilson NFL MVP Junior Football puts you in the action with an authentic, officially licensed product. This NFL ball is junior sized so it’s perfect for an 8 year old boy. The ball is easy to grip and throw to receivers. The package includes the Wilson football, pump, and tee. Are you ready for some football?
Glow City Ball
Who said that the basketball game has to end just because the sun goes does? GlowCity makes basketballs, soccerballs, and footballs with built in LED lights. Simply throw, pass, or shoot the balls around to see a glowing steam of light move around the court or field. The best part? Nighttime games!
Baden Champions Volleyball Badminton Set
This volleyball and badminton set from Baden is great for getting outdoors and getting in some physical activity. The set is complete with a volleyball, net, posts, four badminton racquets, and a handy carrying case. Now you can play volleyball and badminton practically anywhere. are you ready for some fun?
Tachikara SV-MNC Volley-Lite Volleyball
For the young volleyball player, the Tachikara Volley-Lite is a great volleyball to learn and practice with. It’s lighter than a regulation ball so it does not hurt your hand as much when you strike it. The ball is well-designed and is available in a wide assortment of fun colors.
Wilson US Open Junior Tennis Racquet
The Wilson US Open Junior Tennis Racket is a great racket for young tennis stars. It looks great and performs just as well. The racket offers a comfortable grip for hours of tennis fun. The strings provide great performance and control over the ball. Serve up some fun!
Mylec Deluxe Folding Hockey Goal Set
Does your eight year old love street hockey sports? This set includes a hockey goal, two hockey sticks, and a street hockey ball. The hockey goal is foldable so you can take it wherever you want to play. It’s easy to put together and measures 48 W x 37 D inches.
Spalding NBA Player Basketball
Love basketball? Get a game ball of your favorite player. Choose from Curry, James, Durant, Harden, and Paul. The balls feature team colors, the star athlete, and the ball is autographed. These are officially licensed balls with the correct size and weight of NBA balls. Do you got game?
Lifetime 1221 Pro Portable Basketball System
This Portable Basketball System is great for practicing your game or for a pickup game of b-ball. It has a 44-inch backboard that is virtually indestructable. It offers the versatility to grow with your child – with height adjustments ranging from 7 1/2 feet to 10 feet tall. Are you ready for some hoops action?
Doinkit Magnetic Dart BoardAges 6-15
Almost every boy loves darts. Your eight year old boy can play with these magnetic darts without you having to worry about them getting injured. The object is to get as close the center to maximize your score. It’s fantastic for developing your boy’s eye-hand coordination. Great for solo play or with friends.
Century The Original Wavemaster Training Bag
The Original Wavemaster Training Bag is the best free-standing training bag on the market. It’s great for practicing kicks and punches and gives you a great workout. It offers great resistance and rebound and the base may be filled with sand or water for added stability. This training bag grows with your child, adjusting from 47-inches to 68 inches.
Major League Lacrosse Mini Sticks Set
Your 8 year old boy could become the next great Major League Lacross player with this set of MLL Mini Sticks. The sticks measure 30-inches long and the set includes a small rubber ball so you can start playing right away. The game is played by catching and throwing the ball with the sticks. It’s a fantastic set for beginners.
Ride On Gifts for 8 Year Old Boys
If he’s into a new way of getting around, skateboard, bicycles, or a new helmet all make great gifts for 8 year old boy. He is going to go to some cool new places with these gifts.